Every Child Ready to Read: Storytime and Workshop
Wednesday, April 23 6-7 pm
Listen to stories while enjoying free refreshments.
Join us in Children’s World and watch some magical things take place!
Isabella’s Garden by Glenda Millard In Isabella’s garden, amazing things come from the tiniest of seeds as they bloom and flourish and make way for a whole new season of growth. Told with great warmth and echoing favorite nursery rhymes such as “The Green Grass Grows All Around” or “The House that Jack Built,”this story book bursts with life.
The Curious Garden by Peter Brown Liam discovers a hidden garden and with careful tending spreads color throughout the gray city.
Flower Garden by Eve Bunting Helped by her father, a young girl prepares a flower garden as a birthday surprise for her mother.
Plant a Little Seed by Bonnie Christensen Two friends plant seeds in their community garden, then water, weed, wait, and dream as the plants grow until they can be harvested. Includes facts about gardening and harvest festivals.
Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden by Edith Pattou With her sure, loving, gardener’s touch, Mrs. Spitzer nurtures the students in her classroom each year.
What’s in the Garden? by Marianne Collins Berkes Guess what vegetable or fruit this is, growing in the garden! Learn more about it, plus how to eat it in a simple recipe.
It’s Our Garden: From Seed to Harvest in a School Garden by George Ancona Presents a portrait of a Santa Fe community garden, revealing how students and other citizens work together to select and grow annual plants, create compost, release butterflies, harvest edibles, and protect garden beds for the winter.
Pasta Sauce!: Grow Your Own Ingredients by Cassie Libersidge Teaches readers how to grow tomatoes, garlic, peppers, and onions and then turn those crops into pasta sauce.
These workshops and story times are available for parents/caregivers and children. Learn ways to encourage the five pre-reading skills your child can learn from birth to age 5.
The five pre-reading skills are: Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, and Playing.
Additional workshops and story times will be held from 6 -7 pm every Wednesday in April!
Join us in Children’s World on Level 4 and listen to beautiful music and learn about classical guitar! At the end of the presentation, children can ask questions and even try plucking the open strings on the guitar.
Peter Fletcher, a renowned classical guitarist, began studying guitar at age 7. He made his formal debut when he was just 15 years old, and has since preformed for audiences all over the United States, including numerous radio and television broadcasts.